Welcome to Day 2 in Kate's garden in Mays Landing, New Jersey! Today we're seeing Kate's cottage garden. In addition to what Kate said yesterday, here's what she has to say today: "All of my gardens were double dug by hand and a lot of my plants were grown from seed or propagated from friends' gardens. I love lots of color, lots of flowers, and lots of variety. My goal is to grow one of everything. The cottage garden is my sanctuary and the plants in there are safe from the deer." I can't wait to see more of your garden, Kate. Send more photos!

Have a great weekend, everyone! The GPOD is taking a trip to Canada on Monday....

I'll choose randomly from everyone who sends me photos for the GPOD by Monday morning, November 26th (email to mgervais@taunton.com or GPOD@taunton.com--Click HERE for details) to receive a free copy of 1 of the 4 books shown in the last photo--your choice!

Here they are:
Zen Gardens by Mira Locher
50 Beautiful Deer-Resistant Plants by Ruth Rogers Clausen
Front Yard Idea Book by Jeni Webber
The Year-Round Vegetable Gardener by Niki Jabbour

As I've been saying for the last week or so, GPOD submissions get a bit sparse in winter. We don't want me having a panic attack every afternoon as I frantically search for something to post, do we? Help a girl out... In the meantime, have a WONDERFUL Thanksgiving, you Americans, and for everyone else, have a wonderful...3rd week of November!

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